PARCO Museum Tokyo to Hold Exhibition for Mysterious Artist manksy ☆ gataro

24.October.2021 | FASHION / SPOT

Manksy ☆ gataro is a mystery. The artist’s nationality, real name, age, gender, and address are unknown. His works are bizarre and jarring, and from October 22 until November 14, Shibuya PARCO will hold the ‘Mysterious Artist manksy ☆ gataro: 100th Anniversary of Death Exhibition’ where 40 original creations will be on display. 

PARCO Museum Tokyo Exclusive ‘Edition Print’ (8 varieties) 

 

Merchandise

Long Sleeve T-Shirt (Black, 5 varieties) *Embroidered on the front

Postcard Box (40 varieties) 

Bandana

Acrylic Magnet (40 varieties) 

 

Shibuya PARCO B1 ‘Rice & Circus’ Collaboration Menu

 

Old Lady’s Boobs Curry: ¥1,200 (Tax Included) 

Old Lady’s Colorful Cheese Fries: ¥850 (Tax Included) 

Old Lady’s Power-Up Cocktail: ¥1,000 (Tax Included) 

The Emerging Art Museum -manksy ☆ gataro AR EXHIBITION-

 

The exhibition’s website explains that 40 original drawings discovered in an abandoned apartment will be on display for the first time. The artist had already turned to bones when these were found and left no trace of when they were created or what they represent. Various manksy ☆ gataro prints will be on sale, along with a number of exclusive pieces of exhibition merchandise. Themed dishes will also be available, and for each order, guests will receive a novelty sticker (3 varieties) at random. Don’t miss out on the special AR Exhibition at the Shibuya PARCO Art Wall!

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